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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - January 24, 2013

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Nocturnal Picture On Mars For First Time

NASA's newest Martian rover has snapped a nocturnal image of a rock on the Red Planet for the first time.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.